Articles Posted in the " Governor Rotimi Amaechi " Category

  • Senate defers screening of Amaechi, Shittu to Tuesday

    The Senate on Thursday deferred the screening of minister-nominee Rotimi Amaechi, Wahab Shittu, others to Tuesday, 20 October. It would be recalled that on Wednesday the screening of Amaechi was deferred to Thursday after the inability of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to submit its report on a petition against him. […] Post from PM News


  • Ministerial Screening: Senate Committee on Ethics clears road for Amaechi, Mohammed

    Contrary to expectations, the screening of former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi and Amina Mohammed, former senior special assistant to the President on Millennium Development Goals, two candidates whose presence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial list generated at the upper chamber of National Assembly on Tuesday may not be rancorous. The three senators representing […] Post from PM News


  • We kidnapped Falae to get money to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir – Suspect

    Abdullahi Usman (AKA Kadiri) one of the suspects paraded as the brains behind the kidnap of Chief Olu Falae, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation by the Department of State Security Services, DSS said on Monday said the Ondo High chief was abducted because they needed funds to celebrate the last Eid-el-Kabir. The […] Post from PM News


  • Alamieyeseigha: President Buhari condoles Bayelsa, Ijaw nation.

    President Muhammed Buhari has described the death of the former governor of Bayelsa, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, as a loss to the state and the Ijaw people at large. In a condolence message signed and issued on Monday in Abuja by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President called on the […] Post from PM News


  • NNPC debunks reduction in petrol pump price

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has debunked reports of a purported reduction in the current pump price of petrol from N87 per litre to N57. A statement signed by NNPC’s Group General Manger, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr Ohi Alegbe, in Abuja on Monday described the report as false and misleading. The statement advised […] Post from PM News


  • Wike accuses Amaechi of looting State House

    The new Peoples Democratic Party government in Rivers State has accused former governor Rotimi Amaechi of stripping bare the State House in the capital of Port Harcourt. Governor Nyesom Wike made the allegation weekend, stating it as reason he would not move into the State House too soon, preferring instead to operate from his home. […] Post from PM News


  • Edo Bans Revenue Collection Agents

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin Edo State Government on Monday has banned agents who collect taxes and levies from artisans, market women and drivers on behalf of local government councils. Chairman of Edo Internal Revenue Services, Chief Oseni Elamah, who disclosed this at a press briefing in Benin, also announced the disengagement of Akugbe Ventures, a private company […] Post from PM News


  • Speaker: Rivers State Assembly dumps Patience Jonathan’s candidate, elects Igbani

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Shortly after Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state declared open the 8th Assembly the 32 lawmakers of the state unanimously elected Ikunyi Igbani representing Andoni constituency and Marshall Uwom of Abual Odual constituency as Deputy Speaker. The election of Igbani as Speaker, confirmed the earlier speculation in political circles that Prince Uche […] Post from PM News



  • Hajia Ciroma resigns as NIWA MD

    The Managing Director of the National inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Hajia Inna Ciroma, on Wednesday tendered her resignation letter, with effect from May 28. This was contained in a statement signed by Mr Tayo Fadile, the authority’s General Manager, Corporate Affairs, and made available to newsmen in Lokoja. The statement quoted the information from her […] Post from PM News